Lakeside at the Edgewater Beach Hotel, Sheridan and Balmoral, 1921, Chicago.
A man attempts to break the world’s record for low-height parachute jumping, 1922, Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago.
South of Foster Beach, 1948, Chicago. Emil Mueller
Looking north at Sheridan and Berwyn, with the still under-construction Edgwater Beach Hotel in the distance, 1915, Chicago.
Aerial of the Edgewater Beach Hotel in it’s heyday, 1924, Chicago.
The sister video to the previous post, this one all about Chicago nightlife, 1948.
Some great footage of the Pump Room, the Edgewater Beach Hotel and the neon-awesomeness of Randolph Street.
Enjoying the afternoon on a boat, outside the Edgewater Beach Hotel, c.1942, Chicago.
Photo of a group dining al fresco, c.1942, Chicago. My guess is that this was at the Edgewater Beach Hotel, based on the other photos I’ve found (I’ll post these later). The Tribune headline reads, “US SHIPS TORPEDOED BY SUBS”.
Another postcard showing how extensive the grounds were at the Edgewater Beach Hotel, c.1945. Wish we still had an ice rink on the north side…
Announcing construction of the second phase of the Edgewater Beach Hotel, c.1922. This building was demolished while the original remains.
Edgewater Beach Hotel staff recreating a recent hold-up that had just occurred for newspaper camermen, c.1927. Notice that everyone from the bell staff to the management are holding guns…
Chicago travel poster, featuring the Edgewater Beach Hotel. c.1930’s.
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